ARCADIS N.V., an international company, provides consultancy, planning, architectural design, engineering and management services for infrastructure, environment and buildings. It primarily has operation in the Netherlands, Europe, and the United States. Business Lines The company focuses its services on three main business lines: Infrastructure; Environment; and Buildings. Infrastructure The company’s infrastructure services create the conditions for transportation and for healthy places to live and work. This business line includes services for transportation (traffic management, highways, railroads, waterways, bridges, tunnels); water (water management, water quality, hydraulic engineering); land development (residential, industrial, recreational, mixed-use, urban and rural planning); and energy (hydropower plants, biogas installations, windmill farms). Environment The company provides various environmental services by delivering projects that protect the earth’s resources while meeting its client’s economic objectives. Ranging from soil and groundwater remediation and environmental impact assessments to consultancy on corporate energy, product stewardship, health and safety and waste management issues, its services support environmental policies for companies and governments. The company also assists clients with environmental assessments, site closures and reuse, product stewardship issues, climate change mitigation – including carbon footprint minimization and renewable energy – health & safety issues and services for noise abatement, solid waste disposal and the preservation of nature and the natural landscape. Buildings The company’s services include architectural design and master planning, management services, consultancy and specialized engineering. Projects it works on are inner city (re)developments, office buildings, industrial sites, data centers, hotels, resorts and other leisure facilities, shopping centers, hospitals, schools, museums, public buildings or a mixed use of these functions. Clients The company works for a range of clients in the public and private sector. In Infrastructure, the company performs its work is for governments: municipalities, cities, provinces, states, water boards, and ministries. It also works for utilities, project developers, contractors and other private sector firms. In Environment, the company works for the private sector, including the oil and gas industry, chemical industry, and transportation. It also works for governments, from federal clients (such as the U.S. Department of Defense) to municipal customers. In Buildings, the company mainly works for owners, managers, operators or developers of real estate, both from the public and private sector. Acquisitions In January 2008, the company acquired 100% of the shares of LFR Inc., a U.S.-based environmental services company. In April 2008, the company acquired 100% of the shares of the Dutch company Meander Advies en Onderzoek BV, active in water-management, with a strong focus on river projects. In April 2008, the company acquired 100% of the shares of Elekol, a Polish company active in railway infrastructure and transportation. In May 2008, the company acquired 100% of the shares of the Belgian engineering firm Luc Van de Sype bvba (VDS), specialized in infrastructure projects. In June 2008, the company acquired 50% of the shares of the Romanian company TGH S.r.l., while the remaining 50% of the shares were acquired in October 2008. In July 2008, the company acquired 100% of the shares of SET S.r.l., an Italian company specialized in environmental consulting services. Dispositions In August 2008, the company divested Copijn Utrecht Holding BV, the design and contracting firm specialized in green amenities projects. Competition The company identifies competition form AECOM; URS; Altran Technologies; Atkins; CH2M HILL; SNC-Lavalin Group; Parsons Corporation; Mott MacDonald Group; and Fugro. History ARCADIS N.V. was founded in 1888.
arcadis nv (ARCAD:Euronext Amsterdam)
Gustav Mahlerplein 97-103
Amsterdam, 1082 MS
Phone: 31 20 201 1011
Fax: 31 20 201 1003www.arcadis.com
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